Monthly Archive for May, 2012

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G4 Tech TV’s Attack of the Show Talks Shop with the Legendary Rick Baker



Recently, Attack of the Show’s Candace Bailey visited Cinovation Studios for a behind the scenes tour with the original Monster Maker Rick Baker. Rick opens up about the processes used on some of our most memorable film and television characters spanning over 20 years in industry. Check out the incredible studio showrooms and hear how Rick got started in the biz by visiting

DynamMesh tutorial videos by Michael Pavlovich



Have we got a treat for you! We’ve teamed up with Michael Pavlovich to bring you a series of tutorial videos showing how he created the character for the image above, modeled and rendered in ZBrush 4R3. This five-part series will be released in installments every other day with the first part available right now. A lot of ground is covered, and we hope you enjoy it!

Watch the first of the series at the ZClassroom.

UGM Recap: Gnomon School of Visual Effects



The Pixologic Team and the Gnomon School of Visual Effects were at it again, this time playing host to Brazilian Bad Boy Cesar Dacol Jr. and Turtle Rock Studios own Kurt Papstein.

The capacity crowd spilled into the Green Screen Hangar on the grounds of the Television Center here in Hollywood, California for an evening of sculpting under the stars. The stars did not disappoint as the hangar was littered with industry giants. Some of the heavy hitters in attendance included the likes of legends Rick Baker and Brian Wade.

Read the full report and watch the recap video at our Gnomon UGM page.

Return to the Locker



Return to the locker with the one and only Davy Jones. Check out this great post by ZBrush artist ishikawa_cg on ZBrush Central showcasing the use of ZBrush inside the Unreal Development Kit.

The wrath that keeps on coming



You won’t want to miss CG Society’s in depth interview with MPC’s CG Supervisor Anders Langlands and discover how some of your favorite creatures come alive on the big screen.

Read the article to find out how ZBrush plays a part in making mythical creatures and characters a big screen reality.

Layin Down a Patch of Clay



ZBrush artist Ralf Stumpf, puts a new school twist on an old school favorite with his nod to the Hot Wheels toy line by Mattel. You can see more of Ralphs work by visiting his ZBrush Central thread at, ZBrushCentral. Join ZBrushCentral today and start interacting with artists just like Ralph.

A Tasteful Serving of the Law



ZBrush artist Alterton jumps forward and proclaims, “I am the law!” with his incredible rendition of Judge Dredd. Check out his post by visiting ZBrushCentral and step inside the world of this talented artist.

If you have extra loot to burn, jump over to Sideshow Collectibles website where Alterton’s Judge Dredd is available as a collectible diorama and waiting for you.

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